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Household hazardous waste collection

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A household chemical waste collection by appointment will be Saturday, July 13, at the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, 1311 N. Estes St., Gurnee. Appointments are required. This collection is for residential waste only and no business waste will be accepted. The event is free and is for Illinois residents only. Visit to schedule an appointment. Accepted items include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints (no latex) and varnishes, as well as other household chemicals.

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